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December 10, 2013
Does Your Financial Advisor Have a Conflict of Interest?
If you use an investment professional for your financial advice, are they providing recommendations that are in your best interest or theirs? The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (or FINRA) has been looking closely at conflicts of interest recently and has proposed a fiduciary standard to apply to both brokers and investment advisors.
Mike Switzer interviews Rob Dehollander, President of DeHollander & Janse Financial Group Greenville, S.C. Rob is also a certified financial planner and an Accredited Investment Fiduciary.
December 11, 2013Upstate Law Firm Wins Diversity Award
Our next guest says that there is a shallow pool of minority professionals which poses an ongoing challenge for South Carolina companies that want to have a diversified workforce. But one local law firm is working hard to acheive that diversification and recently won an award for their efforts.
Mike Switzer interviews Jennifer Johnsen, the diversity committee chair for Gallivan, White & Boyd in Greenville, SC.
December 12, 2013B2B Marketing Firm Celebrates 20 Years
During the most recent economic downturn, many marketing companies went out of business as companies scaled back their advertising budgets. In fact, many are still struggling. Our next guest, however, says his firm has not only survived but is thriving in the business-to-business marketing sector and recently celebrated their 20th anniversary.
Mike Switzer interviews Craig O'Neal, president of Vantage Point Marketing in Greenville, SC.
December 13, 2013Charleston Student Semi-Finalist in National Business Competition
In October, two Charleston area high school students, out of only 39 nationwide, traveled to New York City as finalists in the National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge.
Mike Switzer interviews Evan Knox, a junior at Charleston Collegiate Scholl, who was one of those students. Evan made it all the way to the semi-finals which is the top 12 in the country. His company is Bullseye Web Designs.